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Announcements Dec. 20, 2012

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Dec. 19. They are in the Dec. 20 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Orthopaedic Surgery
2.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
3.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
4.) Special Pediatrics Grand Rounds: ‘Children, Violence and Death: A Clinical Conversation’

Information Technology
5.) University Network, SharePoint offline Friday night

Miscellaneous
6.) University Libraries schedule
7.) Winner of the Hot Air Balloon Ride through UofL Cares

Professional Development
8.) EndNote Class — Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
9.) 2012–13 Part-Time Faculty Institute

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. Dec. 21 Baxter I Research Building, lower level, auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery presents David Seligson, MD, professor, UofL. Seligson will lecture on “Who Was Mueller-Meernach?”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh

2.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Dec. 21 Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Swapna Chandran, MD, UofL Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, presents “Surgical Considerations in Dysphagia Treatment.” She will identify diagnostic measures which are appropriate for the evaluation of dysphagia and discuss the benefits and limitations of surgical management of dysphagia and the multifactorial and resultant multidisciplinary approach to dysphagia management. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation. A continental breakfast will be provided.
Additional Information: Callie Booth

3.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. Dec. 21 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Jonathan Weeks, MD, associate professor of maternal-fetal medicine in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, UofL, presents “Opiate Addiction in Pregnancy: The Dope and How to Cope.” He will describe the prevalence of opiate addiction in pregnancy, the role of methadone substitution and maintenance, the evaluation and management of the opiate addict in acute withdrawal and the emerging evidence for the role of buprenorphine in pregnant opiate addicts.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

4.) Special Pediatrics Grand Rounds: ‘Children, Violence and Death: A Clinical Conversation’
8 a.m. Dec. 21, 2nd floor auditorium, Norton Hospital
Free
Allan Josephson, MD, chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, and Bryan Carter, PhD, director, Pediatric Consultation Liaison service of Kosair Children’s Hospital, will give a brief presentation and facilitate a Q&A period for participants. They will offer clinicians ideas on how to assist family and address some of the “big issues” these events raise for our culture and for those who are attempting to rear families in a safe and healthy manner. Staff are welcome to attend.
Additional Information: Jan Schoen, 852-7548

Information Technology
5.) University Network, SharePoint offline Friday night
10 p.m.­­ Friday, Dec. 21—2 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22
The university network will be offline during IT’s regular preventive maintenance period. During this time, all data connectivity will be intermittent, including Internet, desk phones (VoIP) and wireless connectivity. SharePoint and the password authentication system also will be offline for maintenance. Users will not be able to log in to systems such as ULink and Blackboard. Please note that other systems may be offline without notice during preventive maintenance. Complete information.
Additional information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

Miscellaneous
6.) University Libraries schedule
All University Libraries will be closed beginning Dec. 22 and will reopen Jan. 2, 2013.
Additional Information: University Libraries

7.) Winner of the Hot Air Balloon Ride through UofL Cares
With the conclusion of the UofL Cares Campaign, we are pleased to announce that Ruby Backert, UBM in the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation, is the winner of the free hot air balloon ride, compliments of BalloonPong Enterprises. Thank you again to all of you that helped support the campaign.
Additional Information: Dwight D. Dozier, chair, UofL Cares Campaign, 852-6939

Professional Development
8.) EndNote Class — Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Jan. 8 History Room, Kornhauser Library, Health Sciences Center
Free to UofL faculty, staff and students
EndNote is a software program, for Mac or PC, used to create bibliographies, import/export references from databases, convert references to a chosen citation style and to manage PDFs. Get software.
Additional Information: John Chenault, 852-3901

9.) 2012–13 Part-Time Faculty Institute
5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 Delphi Center, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
As faculty, how aware are we of our students’ psychological and emotional development? Faculty focus on promoting intellectual development, but our students bring much more to class than just their intellect. We will explore how understanding student development theory can help us shape the learning environment in appropriate ways. Join us for dinner and “Between Them and Us: Understanding the Impact of Student Development on the Classroom Climate,” presented by Marie Kendall Brown.
Additional Information: Register

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